Leader For Next Program

About Leader For Next

Leader for Next is a groundbreaking program that takes leadership development to the next level. It complements the practical knowledge taught in your MBA program by focusing on how you can develop essential management skills and maximize your unique strengths as an organizational leader. Through a customizable track that combines topical workshops led by industry leaders with high impact, short-term accelerator modules that encourage self-reflection, Leader for Next offers you a way to:

  • Identify and develop your unique leadership skills, using self-awareness as the foundation for an authentic management style.
  • Gain insight into organizational wisdom that respects the diversity of the workplace and allows you to capitalize on all of the strengths available to modern employers.
  • Learn the fundamentals of career longevity such as resilience, adaptability, and optimism. These traits position you to enjoy career success and achieve personal satisfaction over the long-term, no matter what the future brings.

There is no additional fee for participating in Leader for Next and all Kenan-Flagler MBA students are eligible to apply to the program.

Benefits of Leader For Next

Student participants in the Leader for Next program will:

  • Create a well defined personal leadership philosophy
  • Practice skills and behaviors learned and developed within Accelerators
  • Develop a personal habit of intentional reflection at critical points
  • Apply knowledge gained from experiential learning focused Accelerators to their personal and professional life
  • Generate a leadership action plan for the entirety of the program, as well as a plan for 2-5 years post-graduation

Application Information

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Next Application Deadline: January 5 at 11:59 PM